by Stephen Schenck | August 13, 2013 10:59 AM
There's little denying that the Moto X is a smartphone that likes to do things differently, breaking from the rest of the pack; look no further than the elaborate customization options that will be available. Today, the phone's trend of defying expectations continues, as we get word that Google intends to carry the Moto X in the Play Store, though not as a Google Play edition. This news comes to us from Motorola advisor Guy Kawasaki, who confirms that this phone would still run the same software present on Moto X handsets as acquired through carriers. Sure, that's a break in tradition from ...
by Stephen Schenck | August 8, 2013 10:55 AM
Yesterday we saw LG's G2 go official, with the manufacturer unveiling its Snapdragon-800-powered flagship. We got plenty of detailed info on the handset's specs at the time, but as is so common around launches like this, sometimes it takes another couple days for even more info about the phone to come to light. This morning we hear about a couple issues that are sure to be on the mind of many potential G2 customers: the handset's pricing, and the chance that we might see a Google Play edition of the phone, like Samsung and HTC have introduced for their own flagships. According to LG, the ...
by Joe Levi | July 15, 2013 7:30 AM
When Samsung announced there would be a Google Play edition Galaxy S 4 after the Google I/O conference in May, many existing owners of Galaxy S 4s were upset, and rightly so. They purchased what they thought they had been waiting for: one of the best smartphones ever created. It still is, don't get me wrong, but when it was revealed that there would be a "pure Android" version available soon, many were disappointed. I'd be frustrated, too. I've long been an advocate of stock Android. Fortunately, members of the development community have come to the rescue yet again! Press play to ...
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